Encryption Wars: Collaboration Services Acquire to Compete for Marketshare

The pandemic laid bare the vulnerabilities are some popular business collaboration platforms. Usage of these platforms surged during the coronavirus pandemic as more businesses began to rely heavily on its technology to communicate with employees sent home to work. It gave them their first real stress test as usage spiked, and some platforms performed better than others. Security was a concern as weaknesses and vulnerabilities became evident. Now, it is time to try to correct the issues and vulnerabilities. Some platforms are rewriting the code to fix the problems, and others like Zoom, have acquired other companies with better technology in hopes of strengthening its platform security and creating usable, confidential, and scalable video communications tool.